handblown

adjective
hand·​blown | \ ˈhan(d)-ˈblōn How to pronounce handblown (audio) \

Definition of handblown

: made by glassblowing and molded by hand

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The exhibits feature intricate baskets, handblown glass, folk art, quilts, and functional and decorative ceramics, among other treasures. Kari Bodnarchuk, BostonGlobe.com, "Here, there, and everywhere," 16 July 2019 Shopping: Visit Simon Pearce’s glassworks in Quechee for lunch, the view, to watch handblown glass being made and to shop (simonpearce.com). Michael Mcandrews, courant.com, "Gourmet Road Trip: Vermont’s artisanal foods beckon," 11 July 2019 This handblown whiskey glass has a soapstone base, made in Finland, to chill it. Florence Fabricant, The Seattle Times, "8 great kitchen tools you didn’t know you needed," 29 Aug. 2018 Simon Pearce’s handblown whiskey glass now has a soapstone base, made in Finland, to chill it. New York Times, "A Cool Way to Chill Bourbon," 27 June 2018 The wooden sashes are in beautiful shape, and many of the wavy, handblown glass panes are still intact. Ryan D'agostino, Popular Mechanics, "These Ingenious Window Inserts Will Slash Your Heating Bill," 11 Aug. 2016 From its Machined line is this creation, which comes in steel or brass and has a handblown glass vase for a single bloom. Kavita Daswani, latimes.com, "Bring a little royal wedding sparkle home," 17 May 2018 The gallery features DeLain’s jewelry including pieces of handblown glass from Murano, Italy, vintage handmade silver from India and Thailand, lapis from Afghanistan, old Buddha amulets from Asia, and vintage porcelain from China. Linda Mcintosh, sandiegouniontribune.com, "5 new Daughters of the American Revolution," 13 Apr. 2018 There is also a series of mischievous handblown glass sculptures based on various familiar commercial bottles. Nancy Princenthal, New York Times, "A Bold Explorer Surfaces in ‘Wandering Lake’," 18 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of handblown

1885, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of handblown was in 1885

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